a6000: which lens to buy (kit or 16-70)

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José B
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DezM wrote:

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DezM wrote:

Agreed, nice examples. I went with this lens as well on mine

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thanks Dez, btw, love your portraiture work!!!

cheers,

José

Thank you Jose. Love yours as well. I view with interest.

Curious, I'm still playing around with the AF settings, what do you use for portraits? Or moving portraits? Do you set to AF-A and have Face Detection ON? Zone setting? Or do you use AF-S with Flexible Spot AF point?

Fiddling to see what's best for my street candids.

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Hey Dez, thanks.

For portraits, if the model is not moving I use AF-S and for movement AF-C. If the model is coming straight at me, most of the time I shoot in bursts using AF-C and no flash. However, in some cases I would use single frame, AF-C with flash----only for one to three frames. In all cases I shoot with flexible spot AF.

How about you, what do you use? I haven't tried wide focus because I am afraid it might not focus where I wanted it to be considering I normally shoot with extreme shallow depth of field.

Best regards,

José

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